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newsshooting6 months ago

National shooting camp involving Olympic aspirants postponed due to spike in Covid-19 cases

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has been forced to postpone the compulsory training camp for the Olympic aspirants in the account of the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. As per reports, the national body is aiming to start the camp in the second week of August.
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newsshootinga year ago

Asian Shooting Championships | Angad Vir Singh and Mairaj Ahmad bag top prizes

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan won gold and silver medals respectively, as they sealed Olympic quota places at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Olympic quota place in the men’s rifle 3-position event with a bronze medal.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Mairaj Ahmad Khan fails to make the final

India had a bad day in the Shotgun World Cup held in South Korea as veteran Mairaj Ahmad Khan had to narrowly miss out making the final on Saturday. India’s other hope, Sheeraz Sheikh also had a hot and cold day as he ended his day in the 33rd position with his position also looking bleak.
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reportshooting2 years ago

Sheeraz Sheikh records perfect 50 in men’s skeet in World Cup

India’s Sheeraz Sheikh managed to hit 50 out of 50 in the men’s skeet competition as he led the list jointly having as many as 84 shotgun shooters vying to win the World Cup in South Korea’s Changwon. In women’s skeet, Ganemat Shekhon ended the qualification round in the 21st spot.
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reportshooting5 years ago

Shooter Mairaj Khan bags India’s first-ever skeet medal at World Cup

Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan registered India’s first-ever medal in Skeet at a World Cup event with a silver at the ISSF World Cup in Rio on Sunday. The 40-year old shooter finished joint-top in the gold medal match before losing the shoot-off to Marcus Svensson of Sweden.
Arun S Kaimal